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Have you experienced or witnessed police misconduct? Have a complaint about the Iowa City Police? If so, follow the link below to file an official complaint with the Police Citizens Review Board and your complaint will be investigated.
Iowa City Student Renter's Guide
Does your rental unit have a permit? This link leads to a list of active rental permits in Iowa City. Check to see if your landlord's permit is up to date for your unit and whether the permit allows for the amount of people on your lease. If you notice a problem, don't hesitate to call us at (319) 335-3276.
Below is a link to the University's Off-Campus Housing website containing information for tenants regarding leases/subleases/deposits, moving in/out, parties/noise/neighbors, landlord issues, and roomates.
The following contains portions of the Iowa Code for landlords/tenants. If you would like to discuss landlord-tenant issues with an attorney, please call Student Legal Services to schedule an appointment.
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You may use these forms to request an expungement of the records of convictions for Public Intoxication and PAULA (Possession of Alcohol Under Legal Age) in Iowa. If the conviction was in a county other than Johnson County, Iowa, you should replace the address for the Johnson Country Clerk of Court with the address of the clerk for the county in which the conviction was entered.
YOU MAY ONLY EXPUNGE A CONVICTION FOR PUBLIC INTOXICATION OR PAULA IF YOU HAVE NOT HAD ANOTHER CRIMINAL (NOT TRAFFIC) CONVICTION WITHIN 2 YEARS AFTER THE DATE OF THE ORDER OF CONVICTION.
If you have any questions about how to complete these forms, please contact Student Legal Services at (319) 335-3276.
The attorney referral list contains the contact information for law offices that have expressed interest in obtaining referrals from Student Legal Services. Student Legal Services does not recommend the employment of any particular attorney.
If your license has been suspended for a PAULA 1st Offense Conviction in Iowa, you can request a lifting of the license suspension by sending the following letter
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